The information that British driver Lewis Hamilton will go away the Mercedes staff on the finish of the 2024 season to affix Ferrari in 2025 has shocked your complete Components 1, being maybe probably the most surprising information lately in motorsport.
Hamilton moved from McLaren to Mercedes in 2013, the place he received 6 world championships and achieved two runner-up positions, being maybe probably the most profitable driver within the historical past of Components 1, now trying so as to add to his legend within the flagship staff of the class as Ferrari.
What Hamilton needed to say about his departure
Hamilton himself defined his causes for leaving Mercedes and becoming a member of the Italian staff, he advised Sky Sports activities.
It was a foregone conclusion
Hamilton needed to depart Mercedes regardless of extending his contract to 2024, and has knocked once more on the doorways of Maranello, to satisfy at 39 years previous the previous dream he had as a toddler, put on crimson, and step out of the Mercedes world wherein he has been concerned, by engine or staff, since 2007.
Neither Mercedes, when requested, nor Ferrari, may deny an settlement unveiled by Corriere della Sera and was pressured to carry ahead the announcement to this afternoon.
Mercedes additionally needed to summon its employees in a rush within the afternoon to make the announcement to them first, and in 10 minutes it dispatched the information to its shocked staff after which confirmed the information at 20:00.